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Pound at South End of Common

A Grade II Listed Building in Bentley, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5611 / 52°33'39"N

Longitude: -1.582 / 1°34'55"W

OS Eastings: 428435

OS Northings: 295998

OS Grid: SP284959

Mapcode National: GBR 5HV.GVH

Mapcode Global: WHCHC.NWWH

Entry Name: Pound at South End of Common

Listing Date: 16 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434599

Location: Bentley, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, CV9

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Bentley

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Merevale with Bentley

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

The following Building shall be added:-

BENTLEY
BENTLEY COMMON
SP 29 NE
1/10003
Pound at south end of common
- II
Pound. Dated 1846. Sandstone rubble with dressed quoins and rubble
coping. Walls are about 2 metres tall and enclose a pound of about 6
metres square. Wide opening on SE side with wooden gate-posts. A
section of the wall at the west corner has fallen down. One of the
stones near the top of the NE wall is roughly inscribed:- 'BILT 1846'
and either 'MINE' or 'MINER'. It is said that the pound might have
been rebuilt by miners froma coal mine at Baxterley, about half a
mile away. The mine owners were the Dugdales of Merevale Hall, whose
estate included Bentley.


Listing NGR: SP2843595998

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